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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics among respondents (N = 1411)

From: A survey on COVID-19 vaccine acceptance and concern among Malaysians

Sociodemographic characteristics n %
Age (year)
 18–29 574 40.7
 30–39 341 24.2
 40–49 246 17.4
 50–59 168 11.9
 60 and above 82 5.8
Gender
 Male 525 37.2
 Female 886 62.8
Race
 Malay 901 63.8
 Chinese 159 11.3
 Indian 43 3
 Iban 78 5.5
 Bidayuh 56 4
 Melanau 46 3.3
 Orang Ulu 29 2.1
 Kadazan 23 1.6
 Dusun 23 1.6
 Others 53 3.8
Religion
 Islam 1020 72.3
 Christianity 271 19.2
 Buddhism 80 5.7
 Other 40 2.8
Marital status
 Single 614 43.5
 Married 746 52.9
 Divorced 31 2.2
 Widow/Widower 20 1.4
Education
 Less than tertiary education 185 13.1
 Tertiary education 1226 86.9
Occupation
 Medical & Health 220 15.6
 Education 234 16.6
 Security & Defence 31 2.2
 Industrial & Manufacturing 63 4.5
 Construction 31 2.2
 Management & Administrative 141 10
 Services 119 8.4
 Student 358 25.4
 Pensioner 82 5.8
 Unemployed 99 7
 Others 33 2.4
Monthly income (RM)
 0–1200 501 35.5
 1201–4000 356 25.2
 4001–8000 354 25.2
  > 8000 200 14.2
Current residence
 Sarawak 687 48.7
 Sabah & WP Labuan 102 7.23
 Northern Zone* 118 8.36
 Middle Zone* 336 23.8
 Southern Zone* 117 8.29
 East Coast Zone* 51 3.62
  1. *Northern Zone: Kedah, Perak, Pulau Pinang, Perlis
  2. *Middle Zone: Selangor, WP Kuala Lumpur, WP Putrajaya
  3. *Southern Zone: Negeri Sembilan, Melaka, Johor
  4. *East Coast Zone: Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang